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estuary
American English: /ˈɛstʃəˌwɛri/
British English: /ˈɛstjʊ(ə)ri/

Translation of estuary in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • (in Galicia)
    Example sentences
    • The turtles spend most of their lives in mangrove-lined tidal estuaries, where rivers flow into the sea.
    • It is a land of undulating hills and hollows, dips and drumlins, rivers, inlets, estuaries and lakes, dotted with homes and barns.
    • The Hiberno-Norse towns were all located at trans-shipment points on the upper tidal estuaries of the larger Irish river systems.

Cultural Note: Estuary English

Un tipo de inglés, criticado como feo y descuidado, que habla sobre todo la gente joven de Inglaterra. Mezcla la Received Pronunciation - RP con el acento cockney. Se originó en el área alrededor del estuario del Río Támesis, pero se ha extendido ya a otras regiones.

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